Administrators

G Suite Admin console (3): Youtube

Youtube is one of the digital resources that is most used in classrooms. Without getting into methodological questions about Flipped classroom, whether at home or in class, students watch many Youtube videos. I thinks It’s positive because it’s a good way to learn.
However, it has risks and it is important to be able to control a little what our students look at. In this sense, if students are using Chromebooks computers managed by the center in a G Suite domain, it is possible to configure filters to display only the appropriate videos.
The procedure for setting up the G Suite management console to filter Youtube videos is not exactly intuitive, so I’ll go into detail in this article.

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Control and review users in a G Suite domain: Google Vault

In an educational centre, it is important to know what students do with digital tools. In a previous post, I explained the audit options available from the domain management console. But sometimes we need something else. Can we see what emails sends a user? Can we see files they haven’t shared with anyone? Administrators can do it with Google Vault. In this article we will see some functionality, but it is not intended to be an exhaustive description of the tool.

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Why don’t I use Google Drive Team Drives for the moment?

A few weeks ago, Google added the Team Units to the Drive. The truth is that they looked very good and I immediately tried them. After all this testing time, I have decided not to use them in the centre. In this article I explain the reasons.
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Coses a vigilar amb Google groups for business

Si teniu un domini de G Suite (antic Google apps) for education, teniu accés a un panell de control molt potent, on es poden configurar moltes opcions. A vegades, per desconeixement, fem proves, activem opcions i podem tenir alguna sorpresa. És el cas del Google group for business que, si s’activa, s’ha de vigilar amb la configuració dels grups per no tenir problemes de privacitat.

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G Suite Administration Console (2): Audits

Continuing with the series of articles on the Google apps for education admin console, today I review a very useful option that, because of the questions I receive, is not very well known. It’s about audits. The console lets you know what’s going on in many ways, always keeping your data private. Where’s a drive file? How many users have opened it? Who deleted an event from the shared calendar? And a lot of other things.
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